Sightseeing & Excursions from Las Vegas
Maverick Aviation -
Maverick Airlines offers a wide range of excursions from their base in Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon and above the Las Vegas strip. Using a mix of aeroplanes and helicopters, Maverick offers a wide range of helicopter tours to, and over, the West Rim area of the Grand Canyon. One of the main benefits of travelling with Maverick is the convenience of their base at South Las Vegas Boulevard close to the main hotels and casinos of the Strip. This cuts down the transfer time from the hotel to the terminal.
Silver Cloud Air Tour - Grand Canyon Sightseeing: Perfect for the time-conscious traveller, this spectacular Marverick Grand Canyon sightseeing air tour flies you by helicopter through the Grand Canyon. Highlights include visions of the famous Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the beautiful Lake Las Vegas and Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano. The tour will conclude with a journey over Glitter Gulch and the Las Vegas Strip. Duration approx. 3.5 hours (hotel to hotel). Price £249 per person.
Wind Dancer Air & Landing Tour: Highlights include visions of the famous Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the beautiful Lake Las Vegas and Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano. Maverick's helicopter tour will descend and land 3,500 feet into the Grand Canyon in Hualapai Indian Territory (West Rim). Champagne beverages and a light snack will be served some 300 feet above the mighty Colorado River in one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Fly back through the Grand Canyon, view the red rock formations of the Bowl of Fire and conclude your adventure with an exciting flight over downtown Las Vegas and the Strip. Duration approx. 4 hours (hotel to hotel). Price £305 per person.
Above, Beyond & Below Tour: Travel by road in comfort to one of the Southwest's most exciting venues in a luxurious custom vehicle with a professional tour guide. Enjoy views of the extraordinary scenery of the Mojave Desert as you travel. Your journey culminates at the stunning West Rim of the Grand Canyon, home to the Hualapai Nation and the awe-inspiring Skywalk. Your guide escorts you to points of interest and shares fascinating facts of the history, culture, geology, flora and fauna of the area. While at the West Rim, board an ECO-Star helicopter for a scenic flight to the bottom of the canyon. Descend and land 3,500-feet below the rim where you will enjoy the mystique and grandeur of the Grand Canyon from an exclusive landing site just above the mighty Colorado River. The helicopter portion includes 12-15 minutes of flight time to and from the rim, and 20 minutes ground time at the bottom of the canyon. Your tour will also include the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge and a photo opportunity at the Hoover Dam. Duration approx. 10-11 hours. Price £262 per person.
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Skywalk - Skywalk Odyssey: On this fabulous tour to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon you will experience a bird's eye view of the Grand Canyon, Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the Las Vegas Strip. Upon landing, get ready to witness a true engineering marvel, the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The Skywalk is suspended more than 4,000-feet above the Colorado River, extends out more than 70-feet from the West Rim and features a glass walkway. Expedited admission to the Skywalk, VIP ground transportation and a Skywalk souvenir photo are included on this adventure. You will receive an estimated 45 minutes of ground time at Grand Canyon West. Duration approx. 4.5 hours (hotel to hotel). Price £345 per person.
Grand Canyon Explorer Tour. Your ultimate adventure will begin with a 40-minute aeroplane flight to the Grand Canyon's South Rim aboard one of Maverick's Beachcraft 1900D aircraft. Your journey continues with ground transportation into the Grand Canyon National Park to enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas, panoramic overlooks and trails than can only be accessed from inside the park. A gourmet box lunch will be served as you absorb the magnificence of the Grand Canyon and capture memories to last a lifetime. Duration approx. 7.5 hours. Price £212 per person.
Vegas Nights: This is an amazing helicopter tour flying over the megaresorts of the Las Vegas Strip from the New York-New York skyline to the Bellagio fountains and the never-fading light of the Luxor pyramid. Prior to you departure from Maverick's Las Vegas terminal, you will be served champagne to toast your night flight as you experience breathtaking sights from inside an ECO-Star helicopter - the 'limousine of the sky' Duration: approx. 12 to 15 minutes. Prices £75 per person.
This is just a snap-shot sample of the tours offered by Maverick and Just America can prebook any of the tours featured by Maverick on their website - just let us know and we can provide prices.
Flightseeing Excursions to the Grand Canyon
For over 13 years Vision has provided a range of air and ground tours to the Grand Canyon from their base at North Las Vegas Airport. The excellent service and wide range of exciting tours help to make Vision the ideal choice for your excursions to the Grand Canyon and the surrounding region.
Tours include: Complimentary hotel/airport transfers before and after your tour.
Tour duration times are from hotel to hotel.
Digital quality, multilingual air-tour narration.
Vision's Superb Fleet:-
Visions fleet of Dornier 328 and 228 aircraft are the newest, most modern and largest to the Grand Canyon.
For passengers taking overnight excursions to the Grand Canyon, Vision provide storage facilities for luggage at their Las Vegas terminal. There is limited luggage allowance on the flights to Grand Canyon and passengers are encouraged to take an overnight bag - and of course a camera!
From Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon - South Rim
South Rim Air/Ground Tour (tour code - SRAG). A must for first time visitors to the Grand Canyon and the magnificent panoramic vistas of the South Rim. Fly from Las Vegas in a modern, comfortable, high wing aircraft for maximum viewing. On arrival, board an air conditioned coach for a 2-hour bus excursion along the rim with breathtaking views and stops at Mather Point and Bright Angel. Tour includes box lunch. Duration approx. 7 hours. Price £175 per person.
South Rim Air/Ground Tour & Grand Canyon Air Tour (tour code - SRAGA). Fly to Grand Canyon's South Rim. Upon arrival, you will board a aircraft for a 45-minute breathtaking flight over the Canyon. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the South Rim viewing area where you are free to take in the views in your own time. A box lunch is provided. Duration approx. 8 hours. Price £260 per person.
South Rim Air/Ground Tour & Overnight Stay (tour code - SRAGOP). Fly from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon South Rim and board an air conditioned coach for an excursion through the National Park with panoramic stops along the rim. Tour includes box lunch. Accommodation is provided at a lodge inside the national park. Price £312 per person (based on two people sharing a standard twin/double room). £290 per person based on three people sharing a standard triple room (2 double beds), or £275 per person based on four people sharing a standard quad room (2 double beds).
South Rim by coach from Las Vegas (tour code - SRB). Travel roundtrip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon via luxury air conditioned motor coach. En route, there is a stop at Hoover Dam with time allowed for photo opportunities. In Grand Canyon National Park the coach stops at Mather Point and Bright Angel overlooks. There is an informative narration throughout the tour and an box lunch and morning snack provided. A 45-minute aircraft excursion over the Grand Canyon instead of the coach tour of the South Rim is a popular alternative. Tour duration approx. 13 hours. Price £105 per person.
From Las Vegas to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon.
West Rim Air/Ground/Boat & Helicopter Tour (tour code WRBH). Fly from Las Vegas to the Canyon's West Rim on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Take a thrilling 4,000-foot helicopter descent to the floor of the Canyon landing alongside the mighty Colorado River. Board a pontoon boat for a relaxing 20-minute boat cruise before ascending by helicopter to the rim where you can take in more breathtaking views from Eagle and Guano Point before returning by air to Las Vegas. Box lunch is included. Duration approx. 7 hours. Price £270 per person.
West Rim Air/Ground/Boat & Helicopter Tour + Skywalk (tour code WRBHS). This tour includes the same itinerary as the WRBH tour above but includes a visit to the new glass viewing platform - Skywalk - which extends 70-feet over the Canyon at a height of some 4,000-feet above the base of the Canyon - not for the faint-hearted!!. Box lunch is included. Tour duration approx. 7 hours. Price £296 per person.
West Rim Air/Ground Tour (tour code WRAG). See Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the West Rim of the Canyon before landing at Grand Canyon West. On arrival you will take a coach tour along the Hualapai Rim to Eagle Point and Guano Point. You will also see Native American cultural performances, a Wild West experience at the Hualapai Ranch, and box lunch. Tour duration approx. 7 hours. Price £169 per person.
Air Sightseeing over the Grand Canyon (tour code WRAO). This great value air tour only is ideal for visitors with limited time and offers a 60-minute bird's eye view of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Western Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. Price £115 per person.
From Las Vegas to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon
Bar 10 Ranch Day Tour (tour code B10). A chance to see the remote and spectacular North Rim which most visitors to the region never see. The only aeroplane tour that flies below the rim of the canyon as you land inside the outer gorge. Window seats guaranteed for everyone! The Bar 10 Ranch is a true working ranch with real cowboys and 1000 head of cattle. You will learn about the geological natural wonder and the colourful history of ranchers, settlers and outlaws. Plenty of time to view remarkable overlooks and take in breathtaking views of the Canyon. All that fresh air and natural wilderness is sure to leave you hungry - so enjoy a western-style lunch back at the ranch. More time for ranch activities before the tour ends and you fly back to Las Vegas. Duration approx. 8 hours. Price £179 per person.
Bar 10 Ranch Day Tour plus Overnight Stay (tour code B10OT) Those seeking a real taste of The West can enjoy an overnight stay at Bar 10 Ranch. Tour includes accommodation at either the ranch house or in an authentic covered wagon, three meals, evening entertainment and the option of other ranch activities before you leave the following day. Options include an extended trail ride on horse back or further off-road sightseeing opportunities by ATV or Hummer. Optional activities cost £47 per person pre-booked or purchased on arrival. Price £270 per person.
Jeep Tours of the Las Vegas area
Pink Jeep Tours Prepare yourself for an exhilarating adventure on roads less traveled as you explore the natural side of Las Vegas with Pink Jeep Tours! You'll travel in luxuriously equipped, fully air-conditioned luxury SUV's with professional guides who take you to places you never imagined existed so close to the Strip. Enjoy spectacular scenery, abundant photo opportunities and extraordinary comfort.
Valley of Fire. Come with us to explore one of Nevada's most visually stunning sites! The surroundings are loaded with vibrant colour, fantastic rock formations, and world-class petroglyphs. You'll see nature's work of art at Rainbow Vista, Atlatl Rock and Fire Canyon with petrified sand dunes sculpted into amazing shapes and contours only wind, water and time could create. Duration approx.6 hours. Price £76 per person (inc. lunch).
Grand Canyon Classic- West Rim. Travel in comfort to one of the most spectacular areas in the Southwest in luxury SUV vehicles with a professional tour guide. Brief stops along the way allow for close-up views and photo opportunities at the historic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the rugged Joshua tree forest, the rustic town of Dolan Springs, and the magnificent Colorado River. Then you journey to the stunning West Rim of the Grand Canyon, native home of the Hualapai Indian tribe and the newly constructed Skywalk, a glass platform that extends a jaw-dropping 70-feet over the rim, nearly 4,000-feet above the canyon floor. Tickets for the Skywalk can be bought locally - currently $32.05 per person. Your knowledgeable tour guide escorts you to points of interest, and shares fascinating facts on the history, culture, geology, flora and fauna of the area. Duration approx. 9-10 hours. Lunch included. Price £132 per person.
Red Rock Canyon. Only minutes from the Strip, Red Rock Canyon has scenery so dramatic it's often selected as the backdrop for movies. Along the 13-mile scenic drive you'll view the impressive Wilson Cliffs, part of the 65-million-year-old Keystone Thrust. A brief stop at the visitor centre to view the exhibits, then an off-road adventure up Rocky Gap Road, beautiful desert landscapes, wildflowers, ancient Native American pictographs and diverse vegetation make this tour one you'll never forget. Duration approx. 4 hours. Price £60 per person.
Grand Canyon West Rim - Drive, fly and float. This thrilling tour is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. You get all the excitement of the Grand Canyon Classic tour (see above), plus the exhilaration of a helicopter flight that soars down into the canyon and a picturesque boat trip on the mighty Colorado River. Your professional tour guide reveals interesting and sometimes surprising facts throughout this unforgettable, action-packed expedition. You encounter stunning desert landscapes, view ancient mountains, and journey beyond the Joshua tree forest. Once at the canyon's edge, your helicopter awaits for an awe-inspiring 4,000-foot descent to the river below. Then you jump aboard a pontoon boat for a relaxing voyage through the inner majesty of this fabulous chasm before heading back to Las Vegas in a luxury SUV. Duration approx. 9-10 hours. Lunch included. Price £235 per person.
Grand Canyon Toroweap - Pink Jeep's most challenging and rewarding tour yet! Experience highly coverted views of the grandest canyon; no crowds, no handrails and no obstructions - just the way nature intended! Toroweap, one of the most remote locations in the U.S., offers some of the most spectacular views in the world. You will be privileged to witness the true essence of the Grand Canyon - an exclusive section of nature's solitude that few have ever witnessed and where civilisation seems but a distant concept. Your professionally guided tour takes you through beautiful Mesquite, the rugged Virgin River Gorge and picturesque St. George, Utah, then across the historic Arizona Strip where you travel on America's treasured back-roads inaccessible to most, with vast prairie plains, mountainous horizons and traditional active ranches. At the rim of canyon, you will enjoy dramatic views at the narrowest, deepest part of the inner Canyon, over 3,000-feet vertical above the Colorado River and where you can see and often hear Lava Falls Rapids, the largest and wildest on the river. Volcanic features cast colour hues making this viewpoint truly unique and a photographer's dream. Duration approx. 11-12 hours. Price £135 per person.
Zion National Park. The true majesty of Zion National Park is unveiled in spectacular fashion as you explore the land where the Virgin River has sculpted a profound landscape masterpiece. Incredible as it may seem, the river was primarily responsible for slowly paring through layers of agesless rock to sculpt Zion Canyon. Now, Mother Nature's artistry is evident everywhere you look. High plateaus, striking natural towers and temples, mesas, and the earth's tallest-known sheer sandstone walls surround you with their awe-inspiring beauty. You'll encounter breath-taking features at picturesque places like the Court of the Patriarchs, Angel's Landing, The Great White Throne, Temple of Sinawava and Weeping Rock. Zion National Park is truly a photographer's paradise, where the vistas are stunning from every point on the compass. Duration approx. 9-10 hours. Price £142 per person.